John is founder of the Cloud Database Report and host/Sr. Analyst for the Data Revolution channel on Acceleration Economy. For more than 20 years, John has covered database management systems and data warehouses, and the ongoing challenges businesses face with data quality, policy, performance, and scale. He also writes and podcasts regularly about the latest trends and innovations in cloud database platforms, including data integration, analytics, machine learning, data transformation, autonomous management, and hybrid clouds. John digs into real-world use cases and best practices that lead to data-driven insights and actions. Recently he helped drive strategy as a communications leader at Oracle, IBM, and MongoDB. That first-hand industry experience informs his perspective and analysis.